Local food conference, film and music fest
There are several Louisville-area green activities to enjoy in November.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 16:26
On November 6 and 7, the University of Louisville will host the 10th annual Healthy Foods, Local Farms Conference. It will feature programs and discussions on school gardens and food projects. Wendell Berry, a Kentucky author, will speak at the Friday night dinner at the Seelbach Hotel. Saturday features a day-long event exploring "Building Community Through Food." For registration information, visit the site.
Many businesses in Louisville are members of LIBA, the Louisville Independent Business Association. They are the ones that have the "Buy Local First" signs all over town. Early in November, they will kick off their Annual Holiday Passport Contest. If you shop at 10 of these local stores during the holiday season, you can get a chance to win a $1,000 gift card, and you will also get their directory of the over 230 members. For more information, check out LIBA's website. Buying local is a great way to be green.
On November 14, the Clifton Center will hold the first annual Kentucky Film and Music Fest, presenting Kentucky documentaries by award-winning filmmakers, including many environmental documentaries. There will also be live music and film workshops. The Clifton Center is at 2117 Payne Street. For the schedule and tickets, click here.
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